Center on Culture, Race & Equity

Little Apple Film Series

In May 2019, the Center on Culture, Race & Equity hosted a special screening and discussion of “Little Apple,” a sci-fi comic book and TV series, as a follow up to its Black Lives Matter at School Week Early Childhood Symposium. The event was facilitated by Akiea Gross, MSEd, and Riley S. Wilson, writer and director of the series.

About Little Apple

She’s a young Harlem girl who uses her new supernatural abilities as she starts a new school year with and a new neighborhood where she works to defeat supernatural enemies, one at a time. The Little Apple universe is a digital space that focuses on empowering youth to use their imagination and their voices, while adding context to racial and social justice topics.

“Little Apple” is written and directed by Riley S. Wilson and produced by ATSA.4 Productions in partnership with Equitable Schools, Inc (#BlackTeachersMatter) and SAMSUNG. The digital series has been screened at the International Black Film Festival and was a finalist for the 2016 Sundance Institute YouTube New Voices Lab.

Presented by 1,000 Schools Campaign

The 1,000 Schools Campaign provides exclusive access for streaming content, select comic books, and film posters for each student.